SAN FRANCISCO Restaurateurs here are scheduled to meet this week to discuss the possible citywide adoption of a 5 percent service charge to help offset increasing labor costs. Blaming the burdens of a higher minimum wage and potential health-care mandates, some restaurants have already instituted a service charge as a more palatable alternative to raising menu prices, according to the Golden Gate Restaurant Association. Industry representatives are scheduled to meet Thursday to ...

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